Subject: Re: nil (was Re: A strange question...)
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 30 Oct 2002 21:19:02 +0000
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp,comp.lang.scheme,comp.lang.smalltalk,comp.lang.smalltalk.advocacy
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* Sander Vesik <>
| Well, depends on whetever you want to treat '() as a simple constant
| or a recursive structure. 

  Why do those have to be exclusive options?  In Common Lisp it is both,
  according as how you look at it.  There is never any ambiguity unless you
  wish to look at nil with the eyes of Pablo Picasso.

Erik Naggum, Oslo, Norway

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